1947: March 4 — Parfums Christian Dior, the company, is created, headed by Serge Heftler-Louiche.Dec. 1 — Miss Dior, created by perfumers Jean Carles and Paul Vacher, is launched in France and abroad.[caption id="attachment_11000179" align="aligncenter" width="200"] Miss Dior[/caption]1949: Diorama, created by perfumer Edmond Roudnitska, is launched.1953: Rouge Dior lipsticks, in eight colors, are launched.Eau Fraîche is launched, becoming Christian Dior’s personal scent.1956: Diorissimo is launched.1966: Eau Sauvage is launched.1967: Serge Lutens is named artistic director of Christian Dior makeup.1972: Diorella is launched.[caption id="attachment_11000168" align="aligncenter" width="200"] Diorella[/caption]1979: Dioressence is launched.1980: Tyen is named creative director of Christian Dior makeup and image.Jules is launched.1985: Poison is launched.1988: Fahrenheit is launched.1991: Dune is launched.1995: Dolce Vita is launched.1998: Hypnotic Poison is launched, with Milla Jovovich as the face.1999: J’Adore is launched.Zinédine Zidane fronts Eau Sauvage.2000: Johnny Hallyday fronts Eau Sauvage.2002: Dior Addict is launched.[caption id="attachment_11000170" align="aligncenter" width="200"] Dior Addict[/caption]2004: Charlize Theron becomes the face of J’Adore.2005: Sharon Stone becomes the face of Capture.Dior Homme and Miss Dior Chérie are launched.2006: François Demachy is named perfumer-creator of Parfums Christian Dior.Monica Bellucci becomes the face of Rouge Dior.2007: Midnight Poison is launched, with Eva Green as the face.[caption id="attachment_11000169" align="aligncenter" width="200"] Dior Poison[/caption]2008: Jude Law becomes the face of Dior Homme.Dior Homme Sport, Dior Homme Intense and Escale à Portofino are launched.2009: Alain Delon becomes the face of Eau Sauvage with a photo taken in 1966 by Jean-Marie Périer.Escale à Pondichéry and Ambre Nuit are launched.2010: Collection Privée Christian Dior, Escale aux Marquises and J’Adore L’Or are launched.[caption id="attachment_11000174" align="aligncenter" width="300"] J’Adore L’Or[/caption]2011: Natalie Portman becomes the face of Miss Dior.Mélanie Laurent becomes the face of Hypnotic Poison.2012: Natalie Portman becomes the face of Diorskin.2013: Parfums Christian Dior purchases Château de La Colle Noire, Christian Dior's former house.Robert Pattinson becomes the face of Dior Homme.Eva Herzigova becomes the face of Capture Totale.Natalie Portman becomes the face of Rouge Dior.LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Parfums Christian Dior’s parent, inaugurates Hélios beauty research center in Saint-Jean-de-Braye, France.2014: Peter Philips is named creative and image director of Christian Dior makeup.2015: Dior Addict lipstick launches, with Jennifer Lawrence as the face.Sauvage is launched, with Johnny Depp as the face.2016: Inauguration of Château de La Colle Noire and Les Fontaines Parfumées, headquarters of the Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton perfumers.Poison Girl is launched with Camille Rowe as the face.Bella Hadid becomes a makeup ambassador.
Breaking: @cushnieetochs’ co-founders @carlycushnie and @ochsmichelle are parting ways. After a 10-year run, Ochs is leaving the brand. Get the full story on WWD.com – link in bio. #wwdnews #wwdfashion
@maybelline’s Kanako Takase had snow bunnies in mind when creating the beauty look for @philipppleininternational. Playing off of the bedazzled snowboards in the collection, Takase mixed two highlighters together for a luminous sheen. #wwdbeauty #nyfw (📷: @jilliansollazzo)
“There’s a huge gap between the old way of doing things and today. It takes the youth to help evolve that. You have to count on the kids today to help lead you into the future. A lot of these retailers are stuck in the past. Communication is the biggest thing,” said @ronniefieg of @kith on the youth’s role in retail. On Monday night, Jeff Staple moderated a keynote session with Fieg and @syresmith at Assembly - a series of workshops, talks and keynotes addressing topics or issues in the apparel industry. Head to WWD.com to read more advice from Fieg and what Smith thinks of his dad @willsmith’s Instagram account and sustainability (📷: @weston.wells)
@joansmalls closed the @michaelkors fall 2018 show in black sequined pants and a varsity T printed with 19 on the front and 81 on the back. 1981 – the year Kors went into business. #wwdfashion #nfyw (📷: @giovanni_giannoni_photo)
“You think your life is going to be a certain way, and nothing you thought would happen ends up happening. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be designing clothes and working with Mickey Drexler, and building something I’m deeply proud of,” said Jenna Lyons. Nine months after leaving @jcrew, Lyons is exploring the meaning of happiness. Read the interview, where Lyons talks about reinvention and more on WWD.com – link in bio. #wwdfashion (📷: Farrell) #jennalyons #jcrew